Teen growers Project x

From left, wearing green: Destiny Perrin, Emily Maskill, Jeremy Espinoza, Arianna Anaya Dunn and Devlyn Quiroz tell community leaders about their idea to create a park and sensory garden in Washington Gardens.

ELKHART — A group of teenagers have spent the summer imagining how they could improve their neighborhoods through community gardens.

The Teen Growers, as the group of Church Community Services interns is called, presented their ideas to community leaders, including members of the Elkhart City Council, Food Council, Housing Authority and the Parks & Recreation Department.

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